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# palestine - Today’s News

Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July
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Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July

41 minutes ago 2,654 Views 8 Comments

Almost 270,000 vaccines were administered in Ireland in the seven days up to Tuesday.

# palestine - Yesterday’s News

McFarland: Henshaw decision not decisive factor in defeat to Leinster
# Splitting Opinion
# Splitting Opinion

McFarland: Henshaw decision not decisive factor in defeat to Leinster

51 minutes ago 1,130 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster centre avoided a card for his tackle on Robert Baloucoune.

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US
# DPC
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# DPC

High Court rejects Facebook bid to block probe that could stop data transfers from EU to US

2 hours ago 3,324 Views 9 Comments

Facebook Ireland today lost its bid to block the Data Protection Commissioner from conducting a probe into the matter.

Torres bags hat-trick as Manchester City edge comeback win at Newcastle
# Champions
# Champions

Torres bags hat-trick as Manchester City edge comeback win at Newcastle

2 hours ago 2,997 Views 4 Comments

The newly-crowned Premier League champions came from behind twice to win 4-3.

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role
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# Elise Stefanik

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role

2 hours ago 8,773 Views 15 Comments

Elise Stefanik has repeated many of the former president’s claims about election fraud.

Newly-promoted Drogheda record big win over early season pace-setters St Pat's
# Top Drogs
# Top Drogs

Newly-promoted Drogheda record big win over early season pace-setters St Pat's

2 hours ago 1,639 Views 0 Comments

Tim Clancy’s side were 3-1 winners, inflicting another blow on the Saints’ title hopes.

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat
# Strength In Depth
# Strength In Depth

Leinster's Lions help turn the screw as spirited Ulster fall to another defeat

2 hours ago 11,877 Views 57 Comments

Tried from Jack Conan and Robbie Henshaw helped Leo Cullen’s side come from behind to win at the RDS.

Hegarty and Lynch start for Limerick as several big names return for Tipperary
# Team News
# Team News

Hegarty and Lynch start for Limerick as several big names return for Tipperary

Updated 2 hours ago 7,599 Views 4 Comments

The Treaty face Galway while Tipperary are in action against Cork.

Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Cork City held by UCD and denied first away win of the season

2 hours ago 1,377 Views 0 Comments

The Students move a point clear of second-placed Shelbourne, for now anyway.

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
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# Courts

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears

2 hours ago 18,763 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next month.

# palestine - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel
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# Negotiations

Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel

Jan 21st 2018, 12:46 PM 8,436 Views 60 Comments

Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.

# palestine - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Jerusalem
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# Jerusalem

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Jan 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,047 Views 49 Comments

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

# palestine - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
# Un Vote
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# Un Vote

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Dec 21st 2017, 8:58 PM 30,250 Views 159 Comments

US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”

# palestine - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests
# Palestine
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# Palestine

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Dec 10th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,133 Views 52 Comments

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# palestine - Friday 8 December, 2017

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
# West Bank
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# West Bank

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 8th 2017, 8:41 AM 15,100 Views 103 Comments

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

# palestine - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
# West Bank
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# West Bank

Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 7th 2017, 3:53 PM 12,937 Views 123 Comments

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.

# palestine - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Moving Us Embassy
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# Moving Us Embassy

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,106 Views 232 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

# palestine - Friday 1 December, 2017

Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees
# UNRWA
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# UNRWA

Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees

Dec 1st 2017, 10:30 PM 9,374 Views 88 Comments

The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

# palestine - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Israel joins United States in withdrawing from UNESCO
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# World Relations

Israel joins United States in withdrawing from UNESCO

Oct 12th 2017, 7:25 PM 60,866 Views 118 Comments

The move will take effect from 21 December.

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah end decade-long split
# Palestine
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# Palestine

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah end decade-long split

Oct 12th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,276 Views 59 Comments

Details of the agreement have not yet been released.

# palestine - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Palestinian gunman kills three Israeli guards at West Bank settlement
# Har Adar
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# Har Adar

Palestinian gunman kills three Israeli guards at West Bank settlement

Sep 26th 2017, 7:34 AM 8,189 Views 137 Comments

The incident comes nearly two years after a wave of unrest broke out.

# palestine - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine
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# Trailblazers

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

Sep 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 8,034 Views 51 Comments

Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.

# palestine - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Police reopen investigation into 'brutal' 1987 murder of Palestinian cartoonist
# London
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# London

Police reopen investigation into 'brutal' 1987 murder of Palestinian cartoonist

Aug 29th 2017, 10:51 PM 11,300 Views 20 Comments

Naji Salim Hussain Al-Ali’s cartoons were sometimes perceived as critical of the regime in Palestine.

# palestine - Friday 4 August, 2017

Two huge 'Banksy-like' Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier
# WALL OF ART
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# WALL OF ART

Two huge 'Banksy-like' Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier

Aug 4th 2017, 10:02 PM 43,341 Views 75 Comments

The new graffiti is just a few meters from Banksy’s Palestinian hotel.

# palestine - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game
# Palestine
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# Palestine

Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:20 AM 9,603 Views 95 Comments

The Gaza football academy struggles due to a lack of facilities, equipment and safe places to play.

# palestine - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland
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# Solidarity

Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland

Jul 29th 2017, 10:43 AM 16,658 Views 118 Comments

The Gaza Kids to Ireland project aims to show solidarity with Gaza and raise awareness of the current climate in Palestine.

# palestine - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Why Jerusalem's holiest site is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and why violence has flared there
# Timeline
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# Timeline

Why Jerusalem's holiest site is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and why violence has flared there

Jul 25th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,679 Views 113 Comments

After five days of simmering tensions, Israel has this morning removed controversial metal detectors from the Haram al-Sharif mosque in Jerusalem.

# palestine - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate
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# Boiling Point

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate

Jul 22nd 2017, 11:56 AM 9,518 Views 121 Comments

The stabbing to death of three members of an Israeli family yesterday saw clashes erupt amid escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

# palestine - Friday 21 July, 2017

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise
# Israel
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# Israel

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Jul 21st 2017, 7:51 AM 12,658 Views 100 Comments

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

# palestine - Friday 14 July, 2017

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
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Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

Jul 14th 2017, 2:44 PM 7,476 Views 89 Comments

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

# palestine - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank
# West Bank
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# West Bank

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank

Jul 13th 2017, 4:31 PM 12,137 Views 128 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.

# palestine - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting
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Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting

Jul 11th 2017, 2:28 PM 36,342 Views 127 Comments

Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.

South Dublin County Council to fly Palestinian flag for a month as "message of solidarity"
# Palestine
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# Palestine

South Dublin County Council to fly Palestinian flag for a month as "message of solidarity"

Jul 11th 2017, 10:05 AM 26,343 Views 233 Comments

South Dublin County Council will become the fourth Irish local authority to fly the Palestinian flag.

# palestine - Monday 22 May, 2017

Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall
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# Jerusalem

Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall

May 22nd 2017, 9:05 PM 21,865 Views 64 Comments

Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.

# palestine - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"
# Palestine
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# Palestine

Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"

May 9th 2017, 12:26 PM 21,504 Views 300 Comments

Dublin City Council and Sligo County Council vote to fly the Palestinian flag for the month of May.

# palestine - Friday 14 April, 2017

British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem
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British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem

Apr 14th 2017, 1:41 PM 28,825 Views 47 Comments

The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but later died from her injuries.

# palestine - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Decision to stock Palestinian beer causes uproar in northern Israel city
# Shepherds
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# Shepherds

Decision to stock Palestinian beer causes uproar in northern Israel city

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 13,569 Views 26 Comments

Libira Bar in the city of Haifa found itself at the centre of a storm after recently choosing to stock the Palestinian beer Shepherds.

# palestine - Friday 31 March, 2017

'This does not advance peace': Israel announces first new settlement in West Bank for 20 years
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# You Did What

'This does not advance peace': Israel announces first new settlement in West Bank for 20 years

Mar 31st 2017, 7:15 AM 11,863 Views 67 Comments

The Trump administration said the existence of settlements “was not in itself an impediment to peace”.

# palestine - Friday 3 March, 2017

Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'
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# Walled Off

Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:34 PM 31,628 Views 28 Comments

The secretive street artist opened the hotel which stands just four metres from the Separation Wall – with all rooms commanding the same view.

# palestine - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian
# Elor Azaria
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# Elor Azaria

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

Feb 21st 2017, 11:51 AM 15,497 Views 99 Comments

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

Planned talk by Israeli Ambassador at Trinity College is cancelled after protests
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# Student Activists

Planned talk by Israeli Ambassador at Trinity College is cancelled after protests

Feb 21st 2017, 8:10 AM 15,274 Views 149 Comments

Students for Justice in Palestine said there was an imbalance on the planned panel.

# palestine - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Trump says 'Palestinians need to get rid of hate' as he supports one-state solution in Israel conflict
# In It Together
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# In It Together

Trump says 'Palestinians need to get rid of hate' as he supports one-state solution in Israel conflict

Feb 15th 2017, 9:23 PM 19,483 Views 87 Comments

International consensus has called for a two state future, but Trump has taken a different view.

# palestine - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Irish government joins Europe in criticising Israel's new settlement law
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Irish government joins Europe in criticising Israel's new settlement law

Feb 7th 2017, 9:48 PM 10,115 Views 86 Comments

The EU’s foreign policy chief says it “crosses a new and dangerous threshold by legalising under Israeli law the seizure of Palestinian property rights”.

# palestine - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'
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Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'

Jan 24th 2017, 5:42 PM 17,676 Views 126 Comments

It may be the largest number to have been given the green light since 2013.

# palestine - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case
# Elor Azaria
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# Elor Azaria

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case

Jan 4th 2017, 9:00 PM 31,938 Views 202 Comments

The killing was caught on video and deeply divided the country.

# palestine - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'
# Stern Warning
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# Stern Warning

John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'

Dec 28th 2016, 5:55 PM 24,190 Views 154 Comments

The US Secretary of State also urged Israel and Palestinians to agree land swaps on 1967 lines in today’s speech.

# palestine - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Israel hits back strongly after landmark UN vote on its settlements
# New Zealand
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# New Zealand

Israel hits back strongly after landmark UN vote on its settlements

Dec 24th 2016, 9:26 AM 13,298 Views 107 Comments

The vote sparked furtive Security Council debate on what else might be achieved for the Palestinians before Obama leaves office.

# palestine - Friday 23 December, 2016

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements
# Security Council
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# Security Council

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:33 PM 14,718 Views 113 Comments

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

Christmas in Gaza: 'Mortars and missiles fly overhead; from Gaza into Israel, from Israel into Gaza'
# Read Me
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# Read Me

Christmas in Gaza: 'Mortars and missiles fly overhead; from Gaza into Israel, from Israel into Gaza'

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:00 AM 582 Views 144 Comments

Holiday cheer is tough to come by when you live in an open-air prison, writes Eoghan Rice.